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welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
imperil - put in danger
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
distend - expand; swell out
flair - talent
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum